Campaigning news from the North East
South Tyneside Council is backing RNIB’s new accessible health information campaign, encouraging NHS and social care providers to meet the information needs of patients with sight loss in the area.
Volunteer Campaign Coordinator Judith met with Stockton Council officers on 12 October to urge them to tackle street obstructions such as A-boards and wheelie bins.
Members of the South Tees Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) found out more about how sight loss advisers support people when they lose their sight, at their AGM in September.
Campaigners Linda Shaw and Steven Clark met with senior managers at Redcar and Cleveland Council on 3 September to urge them to tackle street clutter in the town centre.
North East volunteer campaigner Gerry Taylor has campaigned successfully to get his local pharmacy in Durham to print the directions label on his medication in large print.